Influences on Professional Nursing Practice

Influences on Professional Nursing Practice 150 150 Tony Guo

Influences on Professional Nursing Practice

  • Complex health care environments
    • Expanding knowledge and technology
    • Diverse populations
    • Consumerism
  • Health care systems
    • Health care financing
      • Medicare
      • Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
      • Preferred provider organizations (PPOs)
      • Value-based purchasing
    • Healthy Policy
      • 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) – main goal is to increase access to health care.
      • Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) – groups of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers who unite to coordinate care for Medicare patients
  • Healthy People Initiative
    • Goals and objectives for improving health through the Healthy People initiative, established by the U.S. government.
    • The vision of Healthy People is a society in which all people live long, healthy lives.
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
    • 6 Core Competencies:
      • Patient-Centered Care
      • Informatics and Technology
      • Evidence-Based Practice
      • Quality Improvement
      • Safety
      • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Patient-Centered Care
    • Delivery of nursing care
    • Quality
  • Safety
  • Nursing process
  • Standardized nursing terminologies

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